New biomarker predicts metastatic prostate cancers
Many prostate cancers, which generally are diagnosed in older men, are "indolent," slow-growing tumors that aren't destined to be fatal. But some tumors are prone to becoming...
7 days ago - ScienceDaily
New targeted alpha therapy protocol for advanced prostate cancer
Therapy options are limited for men with advanced-stage, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, but a new treatment protocol offers hope. Researchers report on their...
13 days ago - ScienceDaily - 5 articles
Paternal age and risk of testicular germ cell tumors: A cohort study of 1,000,000 men
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Researchers reveal new approach to precisely identify and treat prostate cancer
Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize prostate cancer tumors while protecting healthy tissue and reducing side effects.
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Getting Tested for Prostate Cancer May Be Worth It After All
Men trying to follow the advice on whether they should get screened for prostate cancer have long been confused, since guidelines and recommendations keep changing. Now, in the...
1 month ago - Time - 2 articles
Prostate MRI-Bx may ID partial gland ablation candidates
Boston- Information from magnetic resonance imaging and systematic biopsy may be used to identify candidates for partial gland ablation among men with recurrent localized...
1 month ago - Modern Medicine
Patient Plays Saxophone While Surgeons Remove Brain Tumor
Music is not only a major part of Dan Fabbio's life, as a music teacher it is his livelihood. So when doctors discovered a tumor located in the part of his brain responsible...
1 month ago - University of Rochester Medical Cente
New imaging technique spots prostate tumors starved of oxygen
A new imaging technique uncovers oxygen levels in prostate tumors and could lead to a non-invasive way to determine which tumors are more difficult to treat, according to study.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
New imaging technique reveals oxygen levels in prostate tumors
A new imaging technique uncovers oxygen levels in prostate tumors and could lead to a non-invasive way to determine which tumors are more difficult to treat, according to a...
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
New blood test can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer
When bacteria develop antibiotic resistance, treatment with these medications becomes ineffective. Similarly, tumor cells can also change in such a way that renders them...
1 month ago - News Medical
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Hormone Therapy Benefits Postmenopausal Women
Menopause is one of the most significant events in a woman's life and brings in a number of physiological changes that affect the life of a woman permanently.
Poor sense of smell indicates deteriorating nerves, now linked to higher...
The function and insight of the five traditional senses - hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell - can tell us a lot about the state of health inside our bodies. For example...
HDX Technology Provides Roadmap for Osteoporosis Treatment
Using a technology known as HDX, study shows the first dynamic snapshots of a prime target for osteoporosis treatments.
Cannon Receives Raymond D. Bahr Award of Excellence
Christopher P. Cannon, MD, a senior physician in the Cardiovascular Division, received the 2012 Raymond D. Bahr Award of Excellence from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory
Although it's been clear that seizures are linked to memory loss and other cognitive deficits in patients with Alzheimer's disease, how this happens has been puzzling. In a...
Intraoperative OCT a great asset in anterior segment surgery
LISBON, Portugal - At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Francis Price Jr., MD, talks about intraoperative OCT in anterior segment surgery...
New approach may determine dementia risk in patients with MCI
Recent findings showed accuracy of biomarker-based prognostic models for determining Alzheimer's disease dementia and any type of dementia among patients with mild cognitive...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helpful For Women In Menopause
Depressive symptoms improved in women experiencing insomnia, hot flashes
AMD patient with blurry vision
A 71-year-old Hispanic male presented to the eye clinic with complaints of blurry vision in both eyes of 4 months duration. The patient had been followed in the clinic for dry...
Researchers reveal biomarker for guiding prostate cancer treatment
Back-to-back discoveries demonstrate for the first time how a testosterone-related genetic abnormality can help predict individual patient responses to specific prostate cancer...